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Charles Darwin
1909 1st Edition THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES Charles Darwin
Cambridge University Press, 1909. Green cloth boards. Gilt top edge of pages. Some bumps and marks to binding. Except previous owner stamps and pen marking on title page, all other pages appear clean and in very good + condition. 1909 1st Edt THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES Charles Darwin Approx dimensions 23cm x 16cm x 4cm 263 Pages The Foundations of the Origin of Species Two Essays Written in 1842 and 1844 by Charles Darwin" edited by his son Francis Darwin. These essays were not published in Charles Darwin's lifetime and only came to light after the death of Charles Darwin's wife in 1896 when the house at Downe, Kent (UK) was vacated. The manuscript was hidden in a cupboard under the stairs. This was eventually published in 1909. From Darwin Online: Sketches of 1842 and 1844 Charles Darwin's earliest drafts of his evolutionary views. Neither was published in his lifetime. 1887 Sketch of 1842 was not known to Francis D when he edited Life and letters, 1887. 1896 Was found in a staircase cupboard after his mother's death, 1896. 1909 Francis D, editor, The foundations of The origin of species, a sketch written in 1842, Cambridge University Press, not published, issued to delegates to the anniversary celebrations at Cambridge (F1555). Facsimile 1969 (1559). 1909 Francis D, editor, The foundations of The origin of species, two essays written in 1842 and 1844, Cambridge, University Press, pp. 1-53 from same setting of type as No. 1 (F1556) <-- This Book. [Attributes: First Edition]
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